• PV Sindhu eyeing a medal at 2016 Rio Olympics

    Kolkata: Double World Championships bronze medallist PV Sindhu registered one of the biggest wins of her career when she ousted London Olympics champion Li Xuerui of China to enter the quarterfinal in this year's edition at Jakarta.

    The 20-year-old Indian's dream run, however, ended in the quarterfinals after going down to Korea's Sung Ji Hyun.PV Sindhu is the young and rising star of Indian badminton.

    PV Sindhu is the young and rising star of Indian badminton.

  • Amelia Alicia Anscelly/Soong Fie Cho, P.V Sindhu stun big names

    Jakarta: SEA Games champions Amelia Alicia Anscelly/Soong Fie Cho pulled off one of the biggest upsets in World Championships history when the Malaysian pair defeated top seeds and world number one pair Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi of Japan, 21-15, 12-21, 21-14 at the Istora Senayan in Jakarta on Thursday.Good luck to Amelia Alicia Anscelly/Soong Fie Cho in the quarters. (photo: Goh Thean Howe)

    Good luck to Amelia Alicia Anscelly/Soong Fie Cho in the quarters. (photo: Goh Thean Howe)

  • P V Sindhu off to winning start at World Championships

    Jakarta: Two-time bronze medallist, P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth started their campaign at the world badminton championships with contrasting victories in the women’s and men’s singles competition respectively Jakarta on Tuesday. The 11th seed, Sindhu, who clinched the bronze medal in 2013 and 2014 editions, had to dig deep into her reservoir of talent to outwit Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt 11-21 21-17 21-16 in a 50-minute match. The World No. 13 Indian had spent most of the time this season nursing an injury and had been struggling for form.P V Sindhu is the rising star to watch out for in 2015 World Championships.

    P V Sindhu is the rising star to watch out for in 2015 World Championships.

  • Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth aim for medals at World Championship

    Jakarta: Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth will be at the forefront as a strong Indian badminton contingent look to create a flutter at the World Championships, starting in Jakarta on Monday.Saina Nehwal looks to an impressive run at BWF World Championships in Jakarta.

    Saina Nehwal looks to an impressive run at BWF World Championships in Jakarta.

  • Don't count PV Sindhu out of World Championships just yet

    Hyderabad: In a country which had seen the likes of Saina Nehwal ruling the world of badminton, a Prakash Padukone and a Pullela Gopichand dominating the shuttle sport it would be surprising to note that none of these legends could match PV Sindhu when it comes to World Championships.Hope PV Sindhu could make another strong showing at the Worlds.

    Hope PV Sindhu could make another strong showing at the Worlds.

  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu could face off at Indonesia Open

    Jakarta: World No.1 shuttler Saina Nehwal has been seeded second and faces a likely clash against compatriot P.V. Sindhu in only the second round of the women's singles at the $800,000 Indonesia Open Superseries Premier to be held here from June 2 to 7.Hope P.V Sindhu could finish 2015 on a strong note.

    Hope P.V Sindhu could finish 2015 on a strong note.

  • Saina Nehwal becomes world No. 1 again

    Hyderabad: India's star badminton player Saina Nehwal regained the number one spot in the latest single's ranking released by Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday.Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world badminton rankings

    Saina Nehwal regains top spot in world badminton rankings

  • Saina Nehwal seeded No.2 for Australian Open Super Series

    Sydney: Indian shuttler and defending champion Saina Nehwal is returning to Sydney to defend her Australian Open title where she clinched last year's women's singles crown by defeating Spaniard Carolina Marin. Saina has been seeded No. 2 in the women's singles event to be played at Sydney from May 26 to 31, 2015.Saina Nehwal faces huge challenge in defending her Australian Open title

    Saina Nehwal faces huge challenge in defending her Australian Open title

  • India team ready for 2015 Sudirman Cup

    New Delhi: The badminton scenario in India has been improving every year with Saina Nehwal carrying the Indian flag for some years now. Other players such as PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth have also been gradually improving, which can be understood by their performances in the last 12-18 months or so.Saina Nehwal provides a strong advantage for India in women's singles category at the Sudirman Cup.

    Saina Nehwal provides a strong advantage for India in women's singles category at the Sudirman Cup.

  • Chong Wei Feng fizzles out, Peng Soon/Pei Jing march on

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian shuttler Chong Wei Feng sustained a hamstring injury at India Masters on Friday when the score was tied at 8-8 in the second set against top seed Kidambi Srikanth of India. Wei Feng won the first set at 21-17, lost in second set 12-21 while playing through the injury, before he gave Srikanth a walkover in the third set. Kidambi Srikanth will play H. S. Prannoy in the semi-final while Parupalli Kashyap will cross sword with Denmark player Viktor Axelsen in another men's singles semis.Wish Lai Pei Jing (left) and Chan Peng Soon good luck at India Masters

    Wish Lai Pei Jing (left) and Chan Peng Soon good luck at India Masters

  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu, K. Srikanth lead Indian badminton to new heights

    New Delhi: 2014 is a great year for Indian badminton. Indian shuttlers clinched eight individual titles and also broke new grounds in team championships, making India a dominant force at the badminton world.Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China Open titles

    Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth win China Open titles

  • PV Sindhu wins Macau Open

    Macau: Two-time World Championship bronze medallist P V Sindhu lifted her first title of the season by successfully defending the USD 120,000 Macau Grand Prix Gold trophy after seeing off Kim Hyo Min of Korea in the women's singles finals in Macau on Sunday.

    World No. 11 Sindhu prevailed over 91st-ranked, Kim 21-12 21-17 in the summit clash that lasted 45 minutes at the Tap Seac Multisport Pavilion.P. V Sindhu waves to the crowd after beating Kim Hyo Min in the Macau Open final

    P. V Sindhu waves to the crowd after beating Kim Hyo Min in the Macau Open final

  • Macau Open: PV Sindhu enters final; Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo loses

    Macau: Defending champion P V Sindhu notched up a comfortable straight-game win in women’s singles to enter the final but Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo of Malaysia lost despite a valiant fight in the women’s singles semifinal of the Macau Grand Prix Gold on Saturday.P V Sindhu plays  Kim Hyo Min of Korea in the women's singles final

    P V Sindhu plays Kim Hyo Min of Korea in the women's singles final

  • Macau Open: Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo, PV Sindhu enter semis

    Macau: By playing quick most of the time, the 2013 SEA Games women's doubles gold medalists Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo of Malaysia fought past fifth seeds Keshya Nurvita Hanadia-Devi Tika Permata Sari of Indonesia after a one-sided 21-8, 21-16 win in the quarter-finals of the Macau Open.Vivian Hoo (left) and Woon Khe Wei advance to the semi-final of Macau Open

    Vivian Hoo (left) and Woon Khe Wei advance to the semi-final of Macau Open

  • Macau Grand Prix Gold: Zulfadli, Sindhu in last 16

    Macau: Despite a persistent cough, former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli managed to scrap through with victory in the men's singles second round of Macau Open beating Taiwan’s Wan Chia-hsin 21-11, 5-21, 21-12 in 42 minutes. Zulfadli will play Suppanyu Avihingsanon of Thailand for a spot in the quarter-finals on Thursday.P.V Sindhu won the 2013 Macau Open title

    P.V Sindhu won the 2013 Macau Open title


  • P. Kashyap, P.V. Sindhu rewarded with cars

    Hyderabad: Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu were rewarded brand new Ford Ecosport cars on Friday for their recent Commonwealth Games and World Championship achievements.Parupalli Kashyap (left) and P. V. Sindhu standing infront of a Ford Ecosport car.

    Parupalli Kashyap (left) and P. V. Sindhu standing infront of a Ford Ecosport car.

  • Asian Games Women's Team SF: Korea beats Indian women 3-1

    Incheon: India went down to hosts South Korea 1-3 in the women's team badminton semi-finals to settle for their maiden bronze medal at the Asian Games.Saina Nehwal scores the first opening match for India

    Saina Nehwal scores the first opening match for India

  • Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu lead India to semis

    Incheon: The Indian women’s badminton team lived up to its potential to reach the semi-final at the Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here Saturday. The shuttlers first beat Macau 3-0 in the Round of 16 and then came up with a brilliant performance to oust a strong Thailand 3-2 in the quarter-finals. Reaching the last four, where they will take on South Korea Sunday, assured India of at least a bronze, their first in the discipline since 1986. However, it was the end of the road for the men’s team who lost their opening round match to hosts South Korea.Saina Nehwal beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in the first singles

    Saina Nehwal beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in the first singles

  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu hope for medal in Asian Games

    Incheon: Led by Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap, India will aim to end a 28-year-old medal drought when they begin their campaign in the 17th Asian Games badminton with the team competitions here on Saturday.India's two leading singles players Saina Nehwal (right) and P.V. Sindhu may pair up as the second doubles of the Asian Games team event

    India's two leading singles players Saina Nehwal (right) and P.V. Sindhu may pair up as the second doubles of the Asian Games team event

  • P.V. Sindhu hopes for top-7 by end of 2014

    By Suhrid Barua

    P V Sindhu is in seventh heaven after having won her second consecutive World Badminton Championship bronze in Copenhagen, Denmark. The 19-year-old climbed two places to 10th spot in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, following her exploits in the 2014 World Badminton Championship. Sindhu spoke to Sportskeeda in an exclusive interview about her exploits in the marquee event and future aspirations.P V Sindhu with her bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships

    P V Sindhu with her bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships


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